Military Embedded Systems

Iver4 580 unmanned undersea vehicle unveiled by L3Harris


June 18, 2020

Emma Helfrich

Technology Editor

Military Embedded Systems

MELBOURNE, Fla. L3Harris Technologies announced its new man-portable Iver4 580 unmanned undersea vehicle (UUV). The new Iver4 580 is the second vehicle in the Iver4 family of next-generation UUVs to designed to address a variety of customer missions, including survey; multi-domain intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; anti-submarine warfare; seabed warfare; and mine warfare.

Built with Iver4 technology, the Iver4 580 is designed with a full suite of sensors in a portable size (5.8-inch diameter and 82-inch length) and small mission footprint intended for rapid deployment from any vessel.

It offers users a 200-meter depth system featuring sealed, hot-swappable battery sections that are designed to be swapped without the need of a vacuum test, heading re-alignment, or special tools intended to allow the vehicle to get back on mission with minutes of downtime.

Data recorded from the on-board sensor suite can be downloaded from the Iver4 580 at gigabit Ethernet speed. The Iver4 580 design is intended to maximize in-water efficiency to enable the vehicle to travel at a speed of 4 knots and support longer missions.

The company announced that the Iver4 580 will be unveiled virtually on June 24 at 12 p.m. EDT.

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